Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Medical Terminology * YBP   169 1 2 2 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Gülçin DAĞLIOĞLU
Öğr. Gör.GÜLÇİN DAĞLIOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
The purpose of this course is to understand the basic principles of medical terminology, is to gain necessary knowledge, skills and qualifications for distinguishing, correctly pending pronunciation, writing and using the medical terms related to navigation system, respiratory system, gastrointestinal tract, central nervous system, circulatory system, the reproductive system and other organs,
Knowledge:Students have the theoretical knowledge related to medical terminology. The basic elements of medical terminology spelling, pronunciation and meaning are known by students.Skill:Medical terms related to the elderly and elderly health are understanded by students. The students will able to assess the situation by understanding medical terms related to the body systems. The students will able to evaluate critically gained basic level of knowledge and skills in the field of medical terminology and will able to have awareness of lifelong learning.Professional qualification:The Students will able to use sufficiently language of medical terminology as a common language on communication with both of their colleagues and other health personnels in the health sector and the health institutions.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
1. Explains basic principles and concepts with elderly care.
2. States aging, aging process and changes in the aging process.
3.Explains personal , social, cultural differences of elderly individuals, and the basic information for improving the quality of life .
4.Distinguishes social , professional , ethical principles and laws in elderly care.
5. Describes interventions in elderly care.
6.Describes interventions personal , social, cultural differences of elderly individuals regarding enviromental regulations in home aged care.
7.Describes physiological changes in old age and the principles of specific nutrition to common diseases.
8. Lists health and occupational safety practices in working environment.
9. Distinguishes social rehabilitation needs in elderly and performs them.
10. Uses critical thinking , creative thinking and appropriate methods and techniques for the development of problem solving skills .
11. Uses effectively first aid techniques in case of emergency in the elderly.
12.Uses effectively interventions in holistic elderly care.
13.Uses planned basic techniques of physical rehabilitation in the elderly .
14. Takes responsibility for solving old problems in society as individuals and groups.
15.Analyzes information with a critical approach by themselves .
16. Uses the skills to communicate effectively with elderly persons and others.
17.Uses tools , information and communication technologies in working envoriment.
18.Monitors information in the field using at least one foreign language and comminicates with colleagues.
19. İnitiatives for the thinking and development of their performance .
20.Monitors artistic, scientific events and current events in community and in the world.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 To meet with students, introducing the lesson,Introduction to medical terminology, history of medical terminology
2 Linguistic aspects of medical terms. Reading Lecturer Notes
3 Postfix of the medical terms, the roots,prefixand of the medical terms, postfix of the medical terms, acronym terms, eponym terms, abbreviations, in Medical termonology. Reading Lecturer Notes
4 The international terms to be transferred to the national language (Citation, Transfer, to translate) Reading Lecturer Notes
5 Specific terms that are used to monitor patients Reading Lecturer Notes
6 Basic pathological terms, basic symptomatic terms Reading Lecturer Notes
7 Basic anatomical terms, Basic Definitions and Terminology on Human Structure Reading Lecturer Notes
8 Midterm Exam
9 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the digestive system Reading Lecturer Notes
10 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the Cardiovascular system Reading Lecturer Notes
11 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the respiratory system Reading Lecturer Notes
12 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the excretory system Reading Lecturer Notes
13 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the locomotor system Reading Lecturer Notes
14 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of Nervous and endocrine systems Reading Lecturer Notes
15 The medical terms related to anatomic, diagnostic and symptoms of the reproductive system Reading Lecturer Notes
16-17 Final exam

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